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By Ecip, Senior Member on 21st December 2012, 03:41 PM
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Has anyone successfully disabled this thing? I really don't need it and don't want to download it as it's 30mb, and want it removed from my apps in the play store.
Would be nice for there to be a 'hide update' feature.

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21st December 2012, 04:07 PM |#2  
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I agree
21st December 2012, 11:37 PM |#3  
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I have until I decide to use it. However, you need root to disable, freeze, uninstall the app.

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22nd December 2012, 01:41 PM |#4  
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Yes, do you happen to know what the app refers itself as? I've froze all allcast files but this thing still shows up.

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13th February 2013, 09:04 AM |#5  
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Has anyone successfully disabled this thing? I really don't need it and don't want to download it as it's 30mb, and want it removed from my apps in the play store.
Would be nice for there to be a 'hide update' feature.

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it is in the /system/app dir. file names are FWUpgrade.apk and FWUpgrade.odex just remove those and it won't show up in market anymore
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4th March 2013, 05:07 PM |#6  
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it is in the /system/app dir. file names are FWUpgrade.apk and FWUpgrade.odex just remove those and it won't show up in market anymore

Thanx ! Found those files, but using ASTRO file manager I seem not to be able to delete those files ...
My Galaxy SIII is unrooted, could that perhaps be the problem?
4th March 2013, 05:31 PM |#7  
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Re: Allshare Cast dongle s/w update
If u eant it to be disabled I can probably help u with that.
Just go to settings---->applications manager-----> select the app u want to disable...
Remeber first clear cache, then clear data, force stop, disable, or uninstall
Whichever the option is listed

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Originally Posted by abhinavseth92

If u eant it to be disabled I can probably help u with that.
Just go to settings---->applications manager-----> select the app u want to disable...
Remeber first clear cache, then clear data, force stop, disable, or uninstall
Whichever the option is listed

Thanks for that, but this particular thing does not let itself become disabled, the option is greyed-out. Here and on other sites I read that indeed the only way to have it NOT trun up in Google Play constantly is to remove the FWUpgrade.apk.
But I am afraid I cannot do that without root-access, unless someone has a work-around?
8th March 2013, 03:17 PM |#9  
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Yea ull need root. It's easy to root, just flash an already rooted stock Rom with Odin.

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8th March 2013, 11:28 PM |#10  
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Thanks for that, but this particular thing does not let itself become disabled, the option is greyed-out. Here and on other sites I read that indeed the only way to have it NOT trun up in Google Play constantly is to remove the FWUpgrade.apk.
But I am afraid I cannot do that without root-access, unless someone has a work-around?

No root (unrooted) = no way to disable. There is no other way around it. This is true of several third party apps on stock ROM.

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8th May 2014, 11:37 AM |#11  
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I'm having the Allshare Cast dongle issue. I want to get rid of it, but can't. Is there now a solution?
My phone (Mega 6.3) IS rooted, running MegaFireMj2V7X, and yet I'm still unable to do anything with "FWUpgrade.apk" in /system/app dir.
Any help would be gratefully received, thanks.

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